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Coronavirus: Too early to say when schools will reopen, says government science adviser

It is too early to say when schools will reopen, the government’s deputy chief scientific adviser has said. Professor...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Schools offer to stay open until 9.30pm to support key workers

Schools in one region are offering to operate between 6am and 9.30pm to provide care for children of key...

James Carr
James Carr
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‘They think it’s exclusive…but it’s done on a massive scale’ – inside the glossy mag that charges schools £3,500 for exposure

The Parliamentary Review “misleadingly implied” it was an official government magazine, the advertising watchdog has ruled. A Schools Week...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE took no action against schools that ignored new careers duty

The Baker clause has been labelled a “law without teeth” after it emerged the government did not take any...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
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Pupils face £2 ‘fines’ to get their phones back

A school has been accused of holding pupils’ mobile phones to “ransom” after charging parents £2 to return confiscated...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Revealed: The schools saving thousands slashing executive salaries

Some smaller trusts are slashing inflated leadership salaries – with one saving a six-figure sum in the process. Four...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
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DfE rejects 7,000 requests by schools to wipe pupils’ GCSE scores

The government has refused nearly 7,000 requests from schools for their pupils’ GCSE scores to be wiped from league...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Top-rated schools and grammars pocket the most in parental donations

‘Outstanding’-rated schools raise almost twice as much money through parental donations as those rated ‘inadequate’, while grammar schools pick...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
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Baker clause update: DfE gears up to start ‘direct intervention’ in schools

Schools could face “direct intervention” from the Department for Education from September if they have failed to allow further...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson